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    Maryland hires Turgeon

    Sources: Maryland hires Mark Turgeon as next head basketball coach - College Basketball News | FOX Sports on MSN

    Hopefully Texas A&M will be down next year to help out ISU.





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    I agree. We didn't choose Iowa State because it is easy. We chose Iowa State because it is awesome.
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    So frickin jealous of what they have in Ames. It's truly amazing what Fred has done coming in with 0 coaching experience.

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    Re: Maryland hires Turgeon

    Quote Originally Posted by GMackey32 View Post
    Moving from a football school to a definitive basketball school.

    MBB support @ UM > MBB support @ Tx A&M.
    Unless Tx A&M fan support increases drastically, why would any coach from Notre Dame, Marquette, or any other BB school want to go there? Only if they get a huge pay raise. Turgeon wasn't exactly an unproven coach when he left Wichita State -- won a couple MVC championships and took the Shockers to the Big Dance regularly. He did get a big pay raise going to the Aggies though. I wonder how much A&M is willing to pay for their new MBB HC?


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    Re: Maryland hires Turgeon

    A&M cannot afford Buzz Williams of Marquette due to his hefty buyout. He was target #1.




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    Re: Maryland hires Turgeon

    well boys good old markie mark turgeon was looking for a basketball school and finally found one



    Turgeon was NOT happy playing second fiddle to football at A & M and went looking for a school where basketball was Number One and yahoo he found ...well...


    Maryland.

    memo to markie mark....good luck navigating those treacherous waters in the Atlantic Coast Conference cause


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    Re: Maryland hires Turgeon

    Frank Martin has confirmed that Maryland has already talked to Dalonte Hill about an assistant coaching position. It looks like Maryland is getting serious about basketball. A top notch recruiter from Washington, D.C. is a good place to start.



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    Re: Maryland hires Turgeon

    Quote Originally Posted by iowa_wildcat View Post
    Frank Martin has confirmed that Maryland has already talked to Dalonte Hill about an assistant coaching position. It looks like Maryland is getting serious about basketball. A top notch recruiter from Washington, D.C. is a good place to start.
    That would be fantastic. The majority of K-State's big time players recently have come from the DC AAU circuit.



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    Re: Maryland hires Turgeon

    Quote Originally Posted by iowa_wildcat View Post
    Frank Martin has confirmed that Maryland has already talked to Dalonte Hill about an assistant coaching position. It looks like Maryland is getting serious about basketball. A top notch recruiter from Washington, D.C. is a good place to start.
    I just read this too....so A&M starts over, and perhaps K-State loses its best pipeline. I can sign off on that!



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    Re: Maryland hires Turgeon

    Quote Originally Posted by iowa_wildcat View Post
    Frank Martin has confirmed that Maryland has already talked to Dalonte Hill about an assistant coaching position. It looks like Maryland is getting serious about basketball. A top notch recruiter from Washington, D.C. is a good place to start.
    Maryland slipped the last few years but Turgeon will have them back being a top 10 to 15 program soon.


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